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Monthly Archive: Jan 2009

30
Jan

And finally there was water……

Since The Gene17 weekend down on Dartmoor at the start of December, work and the lack of suitable paddling weather, had stopped me getting out on the water. The continuous sub zero temperatures at the start of January resulted in me having to go and climb frozen waterfalls in South Wales.

29
Jan

Northwest Update

After a long and dry fall we have been fortunate to get some much anticipated rain. Northwest rivers getting to perfect levels for some playboating in the Willamette Valley, and creeking in the Columbia River Gorge. Enjoying a session at Grassy Lawn on Lake Creek in Oregon. Photos by Corey Morton. Little White Salmon also …

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28
Jan

Rollapolooza 2009

This weekend was Rollapolooza 2009, an event put on by the Raleigh Parks and Recreation Department for the paddlers of Raleigh and the triangle area to come out and try new toys from different kayak manufacturers as well as get paddling instruction from the pros. Dylan Bruce, my girlfriend Alexis, and I headed down east …

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27
Jan

Adventure in Nepal

Nepal has to be one of the best places to go for multiday river trips. You fly in to KTM, dump your boat and bags at the kayak friendly hotel, eat a curry and plan your trip. Its so easy to jump on a bus with your boat loaded for a multiday, get to the …

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23
Jan

The River Plym

The River Plym is one of the best Grade 5 runs in England.  It comes up after heavy rain and combining the Upper Dart and River Erme makes for a world class day of paddling. Ali Boofing For the more photos and the rest of the report got to http://fatcatslatestnews.blogspot.com/ Cheers Ali    

23
Jan

Getting Ready for the Big Ditch

        To run the classic of all classics takes preparation.  I first got invited on this Grand Canyon trip back in May, and tomorrow I am finally departing.  In one way or another I have been getting my S#%* together for about six months. I have stuffed everything a person could ever …

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21
Jan

Chute the Hooch Racing Camp

This was passed along to me from fellow Pyranha paddler Casey Jones: As almost any kayaker knows, the best feeling one can have is when they can give back to the community of paddlers who helped develop their skills. The January 17-18, 2009, weekend during the USACK Chute the Hooch Wildwater Training Camp was such …

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17
Jan

Escaping Winter!

Tom & I are about halfway through our tour around New Zealand.  We arrived in Auckland on New Years Day and have been steadily heading South since then following the water.  New Zealand has some world class kayaking and is such a chilled country.  We have hit some classic North Island runs, Murchison & the …

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14
Jan

Huckin

Here is a very scenic and cool drop on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge.  Comin down and splitin’ the gunsight in the L Karnali.   Jan 2nd 2009.  Good way to start off the New Year. Check out HUCKIN HUGE.com for the video & more. Photos By Ron Hope of Portland, OR.

11
Jan

Demshitz Chile Argentina teaser

Demshitz Chile Argentina teaser

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